Battle Ready: Cruise Ship or Battleship? | #916

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Lent 1 – Do you see yourself as a passenger on a faith cruise, or a crew member on a battleship? Today Jesus gives us the key to victory: obey the commander-in-chief. This week you are sailing into war! You must make yourself “Battle Ready.”

The Secret to Survival in the Desert of Temptation (#612, Lent 1)

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Jesus journeys from a mountain-top experience of God through the desert of temptation into the Promised Land. How does He survive? He never stops listening to God. Fill your heart with the Word of God. Keep listening to God’s Word. [AUDIO]

A Truth to Guide You in the Desert of Doubt (#514, Ash Wednesday)

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Like the Israelites, Jesus wanders in the desert for 40 days. But Jesus refuses to doubt God’s love for him no matter what the Devil says. God is your Father and He will provide for you, He will protect you, and He is enough for you. (18 Feb 2015)

The Father Ends All Fears | #118

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Lent 1 – Jesus fasts for 40 days and is tempted by the three great human fears: 1) Fear of being Empty. 2) Fear of being Alone. 3) Fear of being Powerless. These fears are why Adam and Even fell. Will we stand with Jesus and trust the Father?